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Founding supporters come together across neuroscience to improve equity, diversity and inclusion

30 June 2021

Bristol Neuroscience becomes a Founding Supporter for the British Neuroscience Association's EDI initiative

We are delighted to announce that Bristol Neuroscience has become a British Neuroscience Association (BNA) Founding Supporters of their initiatives for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in neuroscience, in particular the BNA Scholars Programme.

Says BNA on their announcement:

"The BNA Scholars programme was launched at the beginning of January this year and we warmly welcomed our first cohort of Scholars in March.

In February 2021, we also put out a call for organisations with a strong EDI commitment to become Founding Supporters for the BNA’s EDI work.

Having received an incredibly positive response we are excited to announce the following eight Founding Supporters: Bristol Neuroscience (University of Bristol), COMPASS PathwaysDeepMindGatsby FoundationGuarantors of BrainInternational Brain Research Organization (IBRO), MSD and the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI).

We are especially proud that the Founding Supporters represent the full breadth of the neuroscience sector, covering academic, commercial, and third sector organisations, all united in the goal of improving EDI in neuroscience.

We are very grateful to all our Founding Supporters for their cohesive commitment to the BNA Scholars programme, and greatly look forward to working together to ensure the BNA’s important EDI work can continue to progress and grow."

Read the announcement in full here.

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